Family members of several people killed in the crash of flight EgyptAir MS804 of the company, filed a lawsuit against Apple. They claim that the fire on Board the ship started when one of the devices Apple has overheated. It is reported 9to5mac.
The airliner Airbus A320-232, which made flight MS804 on the route Paris — Cairo, crashed into the Mediterranean sea about 290 kilometers North of the city of Alexandria (Egypt). Then killing all 66 people on Board. The SOS signal was not, but the automatic data transmission from the plane showed that in the avionics compartment under the cockpit had detected smoke.
The fragments, which were subsequently restored, confirmed the presence of significant smoke and fire damage in the front of the plane. The exact cause of the fire has not been determined.
One version is a fire in the cockpit, at the point where one of the pilots kept their iPad mini and iPhone 6S. According to one of the investigators, between the place where lay the device and the seat of the fire is “alarming parallel”.
Attorneys who represent families of victims of the crash, believe that they have sufficient evidence of the guilt of Apple. What kind of proof are we talking about — not reported.
Apple also has not received any documents that would indicate that iOS device have led to disaster.
“We were not involved with GTA, or with any authority investigating this tragic event. We have not seen the report, but we understand that there is no evidence to link this event with Apple products. If investigators have questions to us, we will of course help in any way. We strictly check our products to conform to international safety standards,” said Apple.